PR # 192 April 2, 2009
RVCC STUDENT JAZZ ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM
The Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Student Jazz Ensemble, directed by John Loehrke of New York City, will perform in concert Thursday, April 23, at 8 p.m., in the Welpe Theatre at the College?s North Branch Campus.
The group will perform original arrangements by such composers as Duke Ellington, Jerome Kern, Thelonious Monk, Keith Bernstein, Joe Henderson, George Gershwin, Charlie Parker and Django Reinhart.
The ensemble is composed of the following members: Robyn Alfonso, Delaware, NJ; Ian Christie, Green Brook; Matt Singer, Martinsville; Tim, Ben and Chris Svendson, Hackettstown; Kamaal Caldwell, North Plainfield; Travis Gerkins, Milford; Mike Hufnagel, Flemington; Sean Reddington, Pittstown; Kevin Bonhoff, Branchburg; Tyler Evans, Ashbury; Dan Filipak, Hillsborough; John Fiorella, Watchung; Ryan Hannagan, Belvidere; and Kyle Kassick, Somerset.
The ensemble will be joined by a featured guest vocalist: Loretta Fois of Branchburg, coordinator of RVCC?s dance program.
Tickets cost $8 for general admission, $5 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased at the Theatre Box Office. Call 908-725-3420.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 40 years, offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates. In addition, customized training programs and non-credit courses are available for those seeking personal and professional development.
The College is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community?s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .